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on 24 May 2013
President Obama, in yesterday’s major defence policy speech, failed to provide any meaningful assistance to the hunger-striking detainees being held without charge at Guantanamo Bay. The speech comes amid revelations that prisoners are being subjected to invasive and aggressive cavity searches as a matter of policy if they want to take phone calls or meetings with their lawyers.
on 20 May 2013
UK Foreign Office finds increasing opposition to drone strikes in NW Pakistan
The British Government has revealed that surveys carried out in Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas – which bear the brunt of US drone strikes – have shown year-on-year increases in opposition to the covert campaign.
Responding to a Parliamentary Question this week, Foreign Minister Alistair Burt said that, according ...
on 15 May 2013
British firm moves to end supply of execution drugs to US
A UK pharmaceutical firm has announced that it is "putting in place concrete steps" to stop the use of its drugs in executions.
Hikma PLC, which is headquartered in London, made the announcement after it emerged that executioners at Arkansas Department of Corrections (DoC) had acquired drugs from the ...
on 21 March 2013
In 2012, Reprieve launched EC Project 2, funded by the European Commission. The Project identifies and assists European nationals facing the death penalty in the U.S. and around the world, and works with European governments and consular staff to assist their nationals.
In the U.S., we provide free and confidential support to capital defense teams. We also leverage ...